– AM-1300 KGLO, kgloam.com — Class 2A softball state quarterfinal — Central Springs vs. Northeast —- 11:15 pre-game, 11:30 first pitch
– AM-1300 KGLO, kgloam.com — Class 1A softball state quarterfinal — Newman vs. Collins-Maxwell — 2:45 pre-game, 3:00 first pitch
– AM-1300 KGLO — Minnesota Twins vs. St. Louis Cardinals — 6:30 pre-game, 7:10 first pitch
FORT DODGE — Central Springs and Newman play in the state softball quarterfinal round today at the Rogers Sports Complex in Fort Dodge:
== For the Knights, they’ll face top-seeded and top-ranked Collins-Maxwell in the Class 1A quarterfinals. Newman coach Tom Dunn says it’s great to be able to take his team to the state tournament.
Dunn says with the shortened season, anything is possible in state tournament play.
Dunn says the pandemic has made the season interesting for all the softball teams in the state, including his.
Dunn says his team knows they’ll have a challenge in facing Collins-Maxwell pitcher Makayla Houge.
You can hear the Newman and Collins-Maxwell 1A quarterfinal starting with the pre-game at about 2:45 with the first pitch scheduled for 3 o’clock on AM-1300 KGLO and kgloam.com
== rest of the 1A quarterfinals
3:00 — Lynnville-Sully vs. Wayne
7:00 — Newell-Fonda vs. Lisbon
7:30 — Clarksville vs. Akron-Westfield
== Central Springs is back in the state tournament as the fifth seed in the Class 2A field and they’ll face the fourth seed Northeast of Goose Lake in today’s quarterfinal round. The Panthers are 17-3 and are led offensively by sophomores Madisyn Kelley and Kaylea Fessler. Kelley is batting .536 with eight homers and 26 runs batted in, while Fessler is batting .493 with five homers and 27 RBI. Northeast is 19-2 and led by senior Bree Mangelsen, who is hitting .538 with 30 RBI. You can hear the Central Springs-Northeast game on AM-1300 KGLO and kgloam.com starting with the pre-game at about 11:15 this morning, with the first pitch scheduled for 11:30
== rest of the 2A quarterfinals
11:00 AM — North Linn vs. Ridge View
4:30 — Louisa-Muscatine vs. Underwood
5:00 — Ogden vs. Mount Ayr
== In the Class 4A quarterfinals on Monday, Charles City fell 11-0 in five innings to North Scott. The Comets were held to five hits in the ballgame. Charles City finishes their season with a 13-4 record.
== other 4A quarterfinals Monday
Carlisle 5, LeMars 0
Winterset 7, West Delaware 4
Dallas Center-Grimes 7, Fairfield 5
== 5A quarterfinals Monday
Fort Dodge 7, Bettendorf 0
Ankeny Centennial 5, Waukee 2
Cedar Rapids Kennedy 10, Pleasant Valley 4
Muscatine 3, West Des Moines Valley 1
== 3A quarterfinals Monday and today
Albia 12, Creston 0
Mount Vernon 7, Humboldt 4
12:30 — Davenport Assumption vs. Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley
1:00 — Williamsburg vs. Algona
DES MOINES — State baseball scores and schedule
== 2A quarterfinals Monday
Van Meter 1, Treynor 0 (8 innings)
West Lyon 13, Mid-Prairie of Wellman 3 (6 innings)
North Linn 2, Durant 1
Des Moines Christian 2, Dike-New Hartford 1
== 3A quarterfinals today
10:30—Norwalk vs. Clear Creek-Amana
1:30—Sergeant Bluff-Luton vs. Marion
4:30—Dallas Center-Grimes vs. Benton Community
7:30—Gilbert vs. ADM
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings vice president of sports medicine Eric Sugarman has tested positive for COVID-19. Sugarman is in charge of the organization’s virus prevention plan as the infection control officer. The team announced that Sugarman and his family tested positive over the weekend. Sugarman said they’re experiencing only mild symptoms. The Vikings said they’ve tested all individuals who’d recently been in close contact with Sugarman. He had not had any recent contact with players. No other cases have been reported to date within the front office.